My daughter, Jamie Bagley, is good at coming up with writing prompts and giving lots of encouragement. Jamie suggests we write a list poem using what we have collected through the month of June. She's given some examples to help us along. When I first saw the prompt I'll admit I was at a loss to… Continue reading Collected Treasures Both Tangible and Intangible
Nothing like writing a Five Minute Friday post on Monday! It has been over two weeks since I wrote a blog post, and I'm ready to jump back in. Our days have been busy, but I need to make time to write. The prompt for this week is the word future. It reminds me… Continue reading Future: Plan For It or Let Whatever Be, Be?
This weekend I participated in an online retreat for a writer's group I belong to on Facebook. In one of the sessions we had about fifteen minutes to write on a topic of our choice. I wrote about varied colors like rainbows. This morning I turned it into a poem. As always with poetry there is… Continue reading Rainbows of Colors in Every Hue, Shade and Tint for All to Enjoy
Leap & Throb are the words for Ronovan Writes weekly haiku challenge. The first thought I had is how our hearts leap and throb within us when we are excited or nervous. You may even see children running and leaping when they are dismissed for summer vacation. A bride just before her wedding, a new… Continue reading Leap & Throb: Two Very Different Haiku Poems
It has been awhile since I worked with the online Magnetic Poetry Kit. I became inspired when I read Kat Myrman's poem today. You might want to check out her blog as she writes a variety of poetry and more. Waiting for Dawn Brown bough wet with rain Wind rustles through the forest… Continue reading Waiting for the Dawn: A Magnetic Poetry Creation
It's Five Minute Friday time again. The idea is to write for five minutes whatever comes to mind based on the prompt. We don't worry about editing and try to keep within the limit. This week the prompt word is More. Sometimes more can actually mean less. Stay with me and I'll show you what I mean. … Continue reading Less Equals More When Stress is Lost and Rest is Gained